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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

General Anthropology Series, 0190

Individual Occupational Requirements

Basic Requirements:

  1. Degree: appropriate field of anthropology.

    OR

  2. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in an appropriate field of anthropology, or related course work, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    OR

  3. Experience: four years of appropriate experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work.

Basic Requirements for Positions in the Smithsonian Institution:

Applicants must have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in anthropology, history, biology, physical science, geology, human geography, or other closely related fields that primarily concern human adaptation to the environment or evolutionary development.

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